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Summer Student Internship opportunity - National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities

The New England Regional Health Equity Council (RHEC) is pleased to announce a new summer student internship opportunity to work with the six New England states (Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire) formed under the National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities (NPA), http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/n pa/

, an initiative of the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). This internship will provide the student intern an opportunity to work as a project coordinator for the New England region under the direction of Dr. Marie M. Spivey at the Connecticut Hospital Association, in Wallingford, CT.
The Mission of the New England RHEC is to leverage and increase the effectiveness of the collective actions and resources of partners, community representatives, leaders, and stakeholders, that address the social determinants of health, the delivery of high quality health care, and the elimination of systemic health disparities, in order to achieve health equity for all in the New England region.

Required Skills and Knowledge
 The selected candidate will be expected to:

  • Exhibit strong innovative interest in the vocation of the elimination of health inequities and health disparities.
  • Possess strong verbal, written comprehension and quantitative skills.
  • Communicate effectively with key stakeholders, legislators, and external partners.
  • Be organized, detail-oriented, a self-starter and critical thinker who can work collaboratively with RHEC members with limited supervision.

Key Responsibilities

As the Project Coordinator, the student intern will meet the following key responsibilities:

  • Conduct and analyze state specific health disparities data producing an environmental scan document to inform, guide, and use as an ongoing strategic planning tool to qualify and quantify the partnership’s progress in addressing health disparities.
  • Update the Council’s annual work plan.
  • Create and populate a regional RHEC website.

Length of Term:  10-14 weeks during the summer months from June – August 
Pay range:  $470 to $570 per week depending on level of education

Applicants should complete the information below and submit it along with a resumecover letter, andwriting sample to Dr. Marie M. Spivey at mailto:spivey@chime.org

Deadline: April 26, 2013 

Name:

Phone:

Email address:

Graduation Date:

Program/Area of Study:

In 100 words or less, please describe the following:

1.Your reason for wanting to become the RHEC Intern and expected time commitment.

 

 

 2. Any research experience, education, or skills that you possess in the area of health equity/health disparities.

 

 

 

 

 

We encourage applications from minorities and women. 
However, all applications and expressions of interest are welcomed.

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